Chez-zam Entertainment Group of Deer Park, N.Y., has hired Madeline Czerwinski as director of business development. Call 631/595-2981, 800/733-6848; www.chezzam.com. ▄ Los Angeles-based Renaissance Caterers has hired Marty Meyerson as senior event coordinator. Call 818/999-0990. ▄ Bob Brown has joined the Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority as vice president of sales and marketing. Call 775/827-7600; www.rscva.com. ▄ New York-based The Leading Hotels of the World has appointed Victor Chin managing director of leading group sales. Call 212/515-5632; www.lhw.com. ▄ Vail, Colo.-based Vail Cascade Resort & Spa has hired Roland Maldonado as director of food and beverage. Call 970/479-7029, 800/282-4183; www.vailcascade.com. ▄ Kaleidoscope Productions of Denver has appointed Chris Chambers director of design. Call 720/932-0691. ▄ Kissimmee, Fla.-based Opryland Hotel Florida has hired Shelia Braz as marketing manger. Call 407/586-0000; www.oprylandhotels.com. ▄ The Homestead, a Hot Springs, Va.-based landmark resort, has hired Helene Cage as sales manager. Call 540/839-7786. ▄ San Francisco-based Metreon has hired Cheryl Serame as special events sales manager. Call 415/369-6028; www.metreon.com. ▄ Kate Brightwell has joined Dallas-based Events Unlimited as sales manager. Call 214/750-7226; www.eventsunlimited.com. ▄ Chicago-based G/M! Productions has hired Lara Shipp as manager of marketing and public relations. Call 312/397-9100; www.gmproductions.com.
Dallas-based hotel chain, Wyndham International, will add a four-star convention hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., to its properties. The hotel, slated for completion in 2003, will feature 24,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 12,000-square-foot ballroom. Wyndham International, 1950 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 6001, Dallas, TX 75207. Phone 214/863-1000; www.wyndham.com. ▄ Jacquelyn Vinci and Carol Fishman have started Luminosity Events, a full-service special event management company located at 916 Edgewood Ave., Pelham Manor, NY 10803. Call 914/637-7016; www.luminosityevents.com. ▄ Low Country Event Rentals has opened a second location in Savannah, Ga., at 2338 Rowland, Thunderbolt, GA 31404. Call 912/351-9557.
Atlanta Arrangements has moved its offices to 1350 Spring St., Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30309. The phone number is 404/443-5959. Visit www.atlantaarrange.com.